Best suburbs in Illawarra

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Ranked 1st best suburb in Illawarra

""My forever home""

- alexar1
Hi guys moving from busy st kilda Victoria i must say i didnt think i would find "my forever home" only 5min from Wollongong CBD and stone throw from the water i must say i love Mt Pleasant not overpr...
-34.3975467628967 150.870634642171
Sanctuary Point
Ranked 2nd best suburb in Illawarra

"Updated 2020 review"

- Cathy Makdessi
Hi guys I just want to tell you that people have definitely exaggerated the crime here as I moved from Sydney to sanctuary point I’m 39 and I’m always out and about, coming home late etc I feel so saf...
-35.1035017081286 150.62621384868


Ranked 3rd best suburb in Illawarra
-34.7841575810208 150.719385177803


Ranked 4th best suburb in Illawarra

"A great place for young families"

- sf28
Lack of places to eat out, limited childcare due to increased demand. Needs more shops and needs a pathway for prams on the main streets to walk about.
-34.1882722400653 150.981374092


Ranked 5th best suburb in Illawarra

"Great little coastal town without the huge price tag"

- blahdeeblah
I have spent a good deal of time around the Shellharbour, Warilla and Warrawong area, Warilla is a little surprise packet with a surprisingly low price tag, though I expect this change in the near fut...
-34.55034945538 150.857205346946


Ranked 6th best suburb in Illawarra

"Great for families!"

- Marko Radojcic
The blow hole & light house is a must see! Amazing blue ocean (bring your jacket as it can get windy)
-34.6782673037949 150.847335640686


Ranked 7th best suburb in Illawarra

"Good Place to Rent"

- rhys
Beautiful area in close proximity to beaches, parks, shopping centres, schools, pharmacy and the list goes on.
-34.580901530168 150.846844223571
Ranked 8th best suburb in Illawarra

"Quiet but close to everything..."

- capturelife
My family have lived in many places across NSW through my husband's work and have found North Nowra our favourite so far. The village has a very small shopping centre (supermarket, hairdresser, newsag...
-34.8500497769407 150.582438648241


Ranked 9th best suburb in Illawarra

"Family friendly suburb with everything you need close by"

- Neil Webster
Figtree is an awesome place to live. Within 5 minutes of the Wollongong CBD by car it sits on the fringe's of Wollongong itself. A family friendly and tree lined suburb - hence the name - it has many...
-34.4299995418183 150.849424863662


Ranked 10th best suburb in Illawarra

"Highly Recommend"

- seanm16
One of the handful of areas I would recommend buying a property in the Illawarra.
-34.331141007788 150.919089681527


Ranked 11th best suburb in Illawarra

"One of the best in Wollongong"

- nthnsuburbs8
Woonona is an idyllic and elite suburb, it is, alongside Russell Vale, the start of the northern suburbs. Woonona presents as a lucrative opportunity for Sydney buyers to secure a great home, although...
-34.3489804840919 150.911062539474


Ranked 12th best suburb in Illawarra

"Holiday Suburb, Great to get away and relax."

- KimC
Near everything you could want for a quiet weekend or even a few weeks away. Set between the ocean with a quiet beach great to play a game of beach cricket, and the lake which you can take out boats,...
-35.1976025356311 150.556988279135


Ranked 13th best suburb in Illawarra

"Awesome views and quiet"

- matilda33
Only lived here 7 years from Sydney and love it. Balgownie has a great small community with everything you need in the cute villiage of shops. Great views of the escarpment, quiet, low traffic and sup...
-34.389072427606 150.867564948088
Ranked 14th best suburb in Illawarra

"best place to live"

- Myopinion11
I lived in Strata ave Barrack heights for 2 years.I loved it.The neighbours where fantastic.When i went away they would watch my house for me and feed my animals.The street was lovely and quiet and th...
-34.5667998778506 150.854620804583


Ranked 15th best suburb in Illawarra

"Very convenient and friendly"

- Geoff Payne
Very convenient to shops, beaches, transport, Olympic heated swimming pool, regional library, 3 supermarkets, free car parking, freeway and trains.
-34.3722647960682 150.885832629089


Ranked 16th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.432956871047 150.486740227279
Ranked 17th best suburb in Illawarra
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Ranked 18th best suburb in Illawarra

"It is a small community"

- markg21
It is a small community with a family-oriented living style. If you are not out for a major shopping experience, this is the best place to be. Everything is simple so it is a great place to relax.
-34.8480570961274 150.741687595321
Ranked 19th best suburb in Illawarra

"Great place to live"

- junij
Port kembla is an awesome place to live. If you're not from here be aware that there is a large industrial section to the north and the Main Street is undergoing the process of gentrification. The...
-34.4839852393418 150.912316907181


Ranked 20th best suburb in Illawarra

"A good sense of community with good transports, schools and..."

- jacqueline-k1
I have lived in Bomaderry for seven years. My husband and I relocated from Sydney, when his job allowed him to work from home three days a week. The move has given us the affordability to let me stay...
-34.8445588203347 150.598110052585
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